Peñarol added his second win in a row in the American Super League 2021. The Uruguayan cast, led by Pablo Bouza defeated Cobras XV, cast of Brazil who made his presentation in this edition.
It was the debut of the first Brazilian professional rugby team in the American Rugby Super League. After postponing the match of the first date against Jaguares XV, due to the positive results of Covid-19 of 11 of its players, Cobras was measured against Peñarol who had just beaten Olimpia by 40-11.
In an even first half, Peñarol managed to develop his game better, imposing first through the forwards and with a more fierce battle with the backs. The Uruguayans reached the ingoal first through Arcos Pérez and on the end Gattas scored with a maul, and also Roger’s aim was fixed to the posts. On the Cobras side, scrum half Borda-Couhet and Manuel Bernstein scored in the Uruguayan ingoal.
After halftime the game did not have many variations. Peñarol took better advantage of the mistakes of the opponents and the large number of penalties awarded, while Cobras knew how to be more effective when passing the 22 opponents. Viñals, Duque and Arruda scored for Peñarol, who supported in the end to get the defensive bonus and close this story with a 33-24 Uruguayan victory.